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4 Ways To Make Buying a Home a Reality

By |April 4th, 2019|Fixer-Upper, Home Loans|

Making the jump from renting to homeownership is an exciting one. But knowing where to begin the buying process can be a bit confusing, especially if you’ve never purchased a house before. Whether you’re completely new to homebuying or have an idea of what to expect, we’re here to help you figure out how to [...]

What Determines Your Buying Power?

By |December 28th, 2018|Home Loans, Tips & Advice|

So, you’ve decided to purchase your first home! That’s so exciting! With financial awareness and a trusted loan expert by your side, your dream home doesn’t need to be a dream anymore – it can be real and within reach. There’s a few things you need to determine before you’re ready to take the leap [...]

Your Essential Home Shopping Checklist

By |December 6th, 2018|Home Loans, Life At Home, Tips & Advice|

Finally made the decision to go from renter to first-time home buyer? How exciting! The days of worrying about your upstairs neighbors or not having enough closet space will soon be behind you. If you haven’t started thinking of what exactly you want in a house, we’ve put together a list of starters that will [...]

EASE HOMEBUYING ANXIETY LIKE A BOSS

By |October 17th, 2018|Home Loans, Tips & Advice|

You’ve decided to make the leap and buy your first home. That’s great! Now that you’ve made your decision, you may be realizing that there’s a lot that goes into buying a house: things like interest rates, down payments and credit scores may be buzzing around in your head. If you’re not sure where to start, [...]

Understanding the Financial Benefits of Homeownership

By |August 25th, 2018|Home Loans, Tips & Advice|

Homeownership marks one of the biggest milestones in life for many people. It can also be one of the most intimidating and stressful experiences, especially for first-time home buyers. But there are some definite perks to owning a home, and some extra benefits that await first-time homebuyers. If you’re purchasing your first home, here’s what [...]

Remodeling on a Budget: How to Stick to Your Goals

By |August 25th, 2018|Home Loans, Remodeling, Tips & Advice|

A home remodel could make the difference between selling your current home, or staying in the home you love. Remodels typically serve one or a combination of the following purposes: to improve functionality of the home, to update the look to the latest styles and design trends, to increase sale value, improve structural integrity or [...]

From Fixer-Upper to Dream Home: How to Start Your Renovation Project

By |March 12th, 2018|Construction Loans, Home Loans|

Save Money and Personalize Your Home If you’re planning on creating and customizing your dream home, there are several benefits of purchasing a fixer-upper house. But before you make this major investment in time and money, it’s important to consider the reality of fixing up an existing home — it’s not always a simple process. [...]

5 SIGNS IT’S TIME FOR A BATHROOM RENOVATION

By |January 30th, 2018|Home Loans, Tips & Advice, Your Home|

It May Be Time To Remodel Your Bathroom With a Facelift Your bathroom should be your sanctuary. A place of comfort, quiet and relaxation. It’s one room in your house you’ll visit multiple times a day, and likely the first room you see when you wake up and the last room you visit before crawling [...]

FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER? DON’T MAKE THESE MISTAKES.

By |October 23rd, 2017|Home Loans, Tips & Advice|

10 Common Mistakes That Cost First-Time Homebuyers and How to Avoid Them Buying your first home can be an exhilarating process. It can also be overwhelming. From finding a home that meets your list of must-haves to knowing how much you can afford, there are many factors that can leave you less excited and more [...]

Save Big By Paying Off Your Home Mortgage Early

By |September 21st, 2017|Home Loans, Tips & Advice|

4 Ways Homeowners Can Save Thousands When Paying Their Mortgage Buying a home is likely the biggest investment you’ll ever make. Unless you’re paying cash, you’ll need a home mortgage loan to pay for your house. With a mortgage, your bank or lender will cover an agreed upon amount of the home (typically 80 percent), [...]